A woman shopping in an Apple Store on Sunday realized that White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was in the store as well and decided to ask him a few questions about his role as an enabler of Pres. Donald Trump.
Broadcasting the confrontation live on Periscope, TheHill.com reported, the woman peppered Spicer with aggressive questions, beginning with, “How does it feel to work for a fascist?”
She continued, “Have you helped with the Russia stuff? Are you a criminal as well? Have you committed treason too, just like the president?”
We live in “a great country that allows you to be here,” Spicer said.
On her post, the protester wrote, “Asking @PressSec questions in Apple Store since he doesn’t like the press.”
The Washington Examiner said that Spicer ignored the woman as she followed him around the store continuing to berate him.
Since the George W. Bush administration, officials like Karl Rove and Vice Pres. Dick Cheney are often met by angry protesters whenever they make public appearances.
Typically presidents do not go anywhere without multiple layers of security, but their personnel do not get a Secret Service detail. Kellyanne Conway said in a recent interview, however, that she now has a protective team due to death threats.
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How Trump’s limited intellectual development has given him a ‘God complex’
Trump's lack of respect for the country's long-standing democratic norms and institutions also extends to America's alliances, security arrangements with its allies and friends, and the international order more broadly. To that end Trump has threatened to remove the U.S. from NATO, hailed the merits of nationalism (while barely pretending that does not mean white nationalism), tried to surrender U.S. security to Russian President Vladimir Putin and proclaimed on numerous occasions that America will now stand (mostly) alone in the world.
This story first ran at Salon in November of 2018.
Danish media crushes ‘questionable real estate agent’ Trump for his ‘absurd’ snub of their country
President Donald Trump has found himself getting skewered by the Danish media after he abruptly canceled a planned meeting with the Danish prime minister after she refused to sell Greenland to the United States.
Copenhagen-based newspaper Berlingske on Wednesday published several articles and editorials that took Trump to task for snubbing an important European ally because it would not entertain selling him Greenland.
The paper's lead editorial, for example, declared Trump's cancellation "absurd" and said that he was deeply harming his country's relationship with Denmark.
Amid recession warnings, Trump reportedly considering more tax cuts for rich and corporations
"Two of Trump's ideas for stimulating the economy are 1) cutting the corporate tax rate a little more (after cutting it a lot didn't do much), and 2) indexing capital gains to inflation. It's tax cuts for the rich all the way down."
While continuing to publicly downplay warning signs that the U.S. economy is barreling toward a recession, the Trump White House is reportedly weighing a number of supposed stimulus measures, including more tax cuts for the rich and large corporations.